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Detention Home Record

Creator: Shawnee County. Probate Court

Date: 1917-1921

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 191227

Space Required/Quantity: 0.20 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Detention Home Record

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Records of admission and discharge into the detention home. Gives name and address of boy or girl released or detained, date of admission, skin color, some information on parents, commitment information to the detention home (such as why and by whom committed), fees owed for length of stay (anywhere from one day to over a month), and room for remarks. Some records are filled out more completely than others. In chronological order; alphabetical index in front of volume.


Locator Contents

Index Terms


    Juvenile detention homes -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Problem youth -- Kansas -- Shawnee County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Shawnee County. Courts. Probate Court.